Geographic Understandings of Europe

SS6G8 The student will locate selected features of Europe.

The student will be able to locate selected features of Europe:


a. Locate on a world and regional political-physical map: the Danube River, Rhine River, English Channel, Mediterranean Sea, European Plain, the Alps, Pyrenees, Ural Mountains, Iberian Peninsula, and Scandinavian Peninsula.


Danube River


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Map of Danube River...it flows from Germany to the Black Sea


Danube River Video





Rhine River


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The Rhine River flows from the Swiss Alps to the North Sea




Rhine River Video



English Channel




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The English Channel separates England and France




Mediterranean Sea



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The Mediterranean Sea Separates Europe from Africa


European Plain


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The European Plain extends from France to the Ural Mountains in Russia.




Alps



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The Alps are located in France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Italy.


Pyrenees Mountains


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The Pyrenees Mountains separate France and Spain.

Ural Mountains




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The Ural Mountains are located in Russia. They separate Europe from Asia.

Iberian Peninsula


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The Iberian Peninsula consists of the countries Spain and Portugal.




Scandinavian Peninsula


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Scandinavian Peninsula is the area around Norway and Sweden.





b. Locate on a world and regional political-physical map the countries of Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Russia, Spain, Ukraine, and United Kingdom.


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These are the European Countries that you need to know!!



Assignment One: Students, working in groups, using the projector on the white board, will trace maps of Europe on to pieces of white butcher paper. Students will then label and color the countries and physical features that are outlined in the Standard.



Europe Geography PowerPoint with the Geography of Europe Map Quiz:




Here is a blank map of Europe for you to practice on:



Europe Geography Game: How Smart are you?


Europe Geography Game